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Located in the charming mountains of Guarda, TerraSense is a delightful place that provides a memorable experience. Immersed in the breathtaking landscape of the mountain village of Videmonte, known for its exceptional hospitality, visitors are welcomed with warmth and attention. In addition to exploring the cultural and natural richness of the region, indulge in the authentic flavors of the local cuisine. Discover a place where simplicity meets the grandeur of the mountains and the warm hospitality of the people of Videmonte.
The Passadiços do Mondego are located in the municipality of Guarda and are part of a territory recognized by UNESCO as the Estrela Geopark. It is a 12 km trail along the Mondego River, passing through the Mountain Villages of Videmonte, Trinta, Meios, and Corujeira, as well as the locality of Vila Soeiro and the Caldeirão Dam. The route, with its unique beauty, offers breathtaking landscapes to hikers and includes crossing areas, boardwalks, and suspension bridges. Take advantage of your stay at TerraSense to explore this wonderful natural attraction and enhance your experience in the Guarda region.
We find the place of Quinta da Taberna, where the river runs through a valley with a very sinuous and narrow profile. It is located on a rocky spur where unusual slate benches resembling roof tiles can be seen, revealing centimeter and decimeter-scale folding of the underlying granite layers, formed around 300 million years ago. On the surrounding slopes, dense forests dominated by holm oak trees can be observed. This is a place that will surely leave a lasting memory for visitors.
Quinta da Taberna is a geosite within the Estrela Geopark (BG2) and is located very close to TerraSense. It is considered one of the most important sites in the Estrela Geopark. By exploring this unique area, visitors will have the opportunity to witness the geological beauty and the history of approximately 300 million years revealed in the rock formations and the centimeter and decimeter-scale folding of the granite layers. Furthermore, the surrounding landscapes, with dense holm oak forests, enhance the sensory experience. Be sure to visit this fascinating geosite during your stay at TerraSense, as it will undoubtedly be a memorable moment.
Just 4 km away from TerraSense, there is a fascinating trail that deserves to be explored. Come and discover this round trip route, approximately 23.5 km, near Videmonte, in the Guarda District. Usually considered a challenging route, it is recommended to allow an average time of 6 hours and 52 minutes to complete it. This trail is popular among backpackers, hikers, and runners, but it is still possible to enjoy moments of tranquility during quieter hours of the day. The trail is open year-round, and it is interesting to visit at any time. Additionally, dogs are welcome, and in some areas, they can roam off-leash.
Take advantage of the opportunity to explore this exciting trail during your stay at TerraSense. With its convenient location, you will be only 4 km away from this natural adventure. Get ready to enjoy breathtaking views, stimulating challenges, and moments of connection with nature. Don't miss the chance to explore this nearby trail and create unforgettable memories during your visit to TerraSense.